This Week in Racing History (July 22-28)

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Michael Stucker, Historian

This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

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Rinaldo Capello and Allan McNish, with second place Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro
Rinaldo Capello and Allan McNish, with second place Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

July 22
Audi R8s finish 1-2 in the ALMS race at Sears Point, California, USA. Dindo Capello and Allan McNish beating Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro (2000).

July 23
Denny Hulme leads Peter Revson in a Team McLaren 1-2 in the Can-Am race at Watkins Glen, New York, USA. Final Can-Am victory for Team McLaren (1972).

July 24
An injured (seperated shoulder) Eddie Lawson rides a Yamaha to victory in the French Grand Prix for 500cc motorcycles (1988).

July 25
Tony Kanaan wins the CART US 500 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, USA (1999).

July 26
George Keck drives a Ferrari Testa Rossa to victory in the first feature race held on the Westwood Racing Circuit near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (1959).

July 27
Jerry Hansen, at the wheel of a Lola T140-Chevrolet, wins the Formula A race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, USA (1968).

July 28
Tazio Nuvolari, driving an Alfa Romeo P3, wins the German Grand Prix on the Nurburgring (1935).

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Tags alms, audi, biela, can-am, capello, cart, chevrolet, ferrari, hansen, history, hulme, kanaan, keke, lawson, lola, mclaren, mcnish, michigan, nurbergring, nuvolari, pirro, revson, road america, stucker, watkins glen, yamaha

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